In commemoration of Gandhi Jayanti, a solemn ceremony unfolded at Mango Gandhi Maidan as Minister Banna Gupta, District Deputy Commissioner Manjunath Bhajantri, Senior Superintendent of Police Kishore Kaushal, Deputy Development Commissioner Manish Kumar, and Rural SP Rishabh Garg gathered to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi and former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri. The dignitaries adorned the statue of Mahatma Gandhi with garlands, emphasizing the enduring relevance of Bapu's principles.
Minister Banna Gupta expressed, "Bapu's path of truth and non-violence is still relevant for us today. His sacrifices in the freedom movement continue to inspire us." District Deputy Commissioner Bhajantri acknowledged Gandhi's ideals as a profound source of inspiration, highlighting the administration's commitment to empowering women and promoting cleanliness.
In a gesture of recognition, 10 female sanitation workers from Mango Municipal Corporation were honored during the ceremony. Additionally, 10 women from the primitive Sabar tribe were draped in sarees as a symbol of appreciation. The event also showcased the empowerment of five self-help groups that received a credit of Rs 9 lakh from the Bank of India under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihood Mission.
This program witnessed the participation of various officials, including City Manager, CMM, Junior Engineer, Computer Operator, CO, CRP, and numerous members from self-help groups, emphasizing a collective commitment to Gandhian ideals and community development.